The world’s leading trade fair for Architecture and Technology in Frankfurt, Germany will take a place in European commercial architects and interios designers “must visit” places agenda from March 30th to April 3rd 2014. Around 2,300 exhibitors take part in Light+Building at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre and almost one in two of the over 196,000 visitors comes from outside Germany. After Germany, the top ten visitor nations are The Netherlands, Italy, Austria, France, Switzerland, Great Britain, China, Spain, Belgium and Sweden. The main fair professional visitors visitor target groups are architects, commercial architects, designers, interior decorators, planners, engineers, artisans, show-rooms and inderior decoration, lightning stores owners, the distributive trades and industry.

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Every two years, the industry presents its latest innovations for the fields of lighting, electrical engineering, house and building automation and software for the construction industry at the world’s leading trade fair for architecture and technology. One of the the main themes at Light+Building is energy efficiency. Light+Building is the world’s biggest trade fair for lighting and building-services technology and presents solutions that cut the energy consumption of a building at the same time as increasing the level of comfort using LED technology, via photovoltaic and electro-mobility, to intelligent electricity usages with smart metering and smart grids. In this Frankfurt’s fair companies present an integrated spectrum of products and services that make a decisive contribution to exploiting the energy-saving potential of buildings to the full.

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Light + Building 2014 exhibitors map

Over 1,500 manufacturers present the entire spectrum of lighting technology at the same time and place, e.g., design luminaires in a variety of styles – from modern to classic –, technical luminaires and lamps of all kinds and for all applications, as well as a large selection of lighting components and accessories. Variety is also a distinguishing feature of outdoor lighting – from bollard luminaires, uplights and spotlights for illuminating buildings, via spotlight mirror systems, to street lighting. Here you can see illuminations in public areas and shop lighting as an element of sales promotion trends. Discover the special effect of light on the human body and its health, efficiency and feeling of well-being. As well, marvel at the new possibilities in the field of lighting design and the dynamic development in the lighting market!

Design Contract selected 5 top “must see” exhibitors in Light + Building:

1. Fontana ArteArchitecture_and_Lightning_Technology_trade_fair-Light+ Building_2014-Fontana_Arte_stand

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2. Delightfull

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3. NB Lightning

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4. Siteco

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5. Xixato

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All exhibitors and products of Light + Building 2014 you can find here using the following fields:

– Extended search

– Search by product group

Light + Building Events 2014

Design Contract present you a Light + Building 2014 events programme program that give you a concentrated overview of the latest trends and developments in your sector. The list is constantly being updated, so please check regularly on this site about the latest status of the planned events, or sign up for Light + Building newsletter. See full up to date program below:

• AIT Award 2014
• Architecture and Technology Prize for Innovation
• Building Performance, seminars and lectures
• Buyers Lounge
• Design Plus powered by Light+Building
• The E-House
• Energy Efficiency Award 2014
• The German Prize for Lighting Design
• Meeting Point Future
• Promotion Zone for young innovative companies
• KNX city
• KNX Events
• 7th Luminale 2014!
• Safety at work seminars
• Smart Powered Building
• Trend forum Light+Building
• Workshop Street
• Young Design
• Awards at Light+Building

Light+Building Opening times:

March 30th to April 3rd 2014: 9 am to 6 pm
April 4th 2014: 9 am to 5 pm

Full information about admission tickets prices, local public transport prices you can check here.

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